On 5 April this year SAICE launched its new-look bookshop during a festive event attended by various dignitaries, among them the well-known author and SAICE stalwart Dr Graham Ross, who came all the way from Cape Town to perform the official launching and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
SAICE's call to graduate engineers, technologists and technicians to become South Africa's infrastructure pioneers now comes with another high-value, practical course for practitioners who have been around a long time but are still not registered as professionals.
Civil engineering, steel construction and academia are all poorer for the loss of Professor Alan Kemp earlier this year. He spent much of his life at the University of the Witwatersrand, where he obtained a BSc and an MSc and was awarded the Chamber of Mines Gold Medal as the best engineering student. He then went to Cambridge where he received a PhD.